There are a lot ways to take screenshot in Linux. scrot is a very useful command-line tool for taking screenshots. scrot is pre-installed in most Linux distributions. When it is not installed, just run the basic installation command in your terminal. For Ubuntu: $ sudo apt-get install scrot How do you use scrot to take […]
chkconfig command is used to start, stop and view the status of all services running on the system. It allows you to display and change the services on your system at all levels. Let us see some basic commands in this short how-to.
The “top” command provides a dynamic real-time view of a running system. It can display system summary information as well as a list of processes or threads currently being managed by the Linux kernel. The types of system summary information shown and the types, order and size of information displayed for processes are all user configurable and that configuration can […]
Using the command-line in your everyday activities more than the GUI sometimes shows the geek you are. If you haven’t read the Episode 5 of this tutorial, here it is. Here is another useful commands that will help you to make good use of the terminal. Command execution time The command below prints out the […]
In every society there is always the good and the bad. The bad are working day in day out to harm the works of the good. But the the bad always make the good move up higher since the good is will never allow them to catch up. What I am simple trying to say […]
"Hi Oltjano! How are you? Can you help me to create an executable file in Ubuntu? I want it to start my lamp server, I want to save time and I don't like to type long commands in my terminal." This was a message from my friend that is learning web development in his Ubuntu […]
My intent is to introduce new Linux users to the Linux command line shell and make them feel comfortable with the command line environment. What does it happen when you click a button with your mouse? When you click a button a command is executed and interpreted by the shell. What is a shell? A […]
This is a simple useful script which I learned from “Coding For Penetration Testers” book. It is used to check if a host is alive or not and echoes on user screen a message with the results of the ping command, if the host is up it informs the user “HOST IS UP” with the […]